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Habits That Make You Look Older Than Your Age

Friday, April 17th, 2015
People would wish that they could look young forever. Aging has a way of trying to make you yearn for those days gone by, most especially when it comes to how the body changes after several years. Just as people can do their part to look younger, there are also certain habits that can make people look older. Here are just some of them. Poor Eating Habits The modern world has made food more available to people. Howe


Minerals That Lower Your Blood Pressure

Friday, April 10th, 2015
Blood pressure regulation becomes an important task as you grow old. We need to keep our blood pressure at safe levels the older we become. Aging has a way of causing our blood pressure to rise, depending on certain factors such as diet, lifestyle, and others. You may be able to control these factors in order to help lower your blood pressure. It also helps to have knowledge of how certain nutrients may help in blo


Researchers Program Microbe To Create Anti-Obesity Molecule In Gut

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Many people are always in constant battle to curb down excess weight. If they can lose it, they might as well try to avoid it from increasing. People try different methods in order to keep their weight in check. From diet to exercise, these methods all help to keep weight off and maintain it. Science may also be contributing to the cause. Just recently, scientists were able to program a microbe to produce an anti-o


Warning Signs Of Depression

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Depression is a hidden disease that shows little outward signs. People who have the condition sometimes pretend to friends and family that they are not suffering from a depressive state. This can effectively hide the disease that can sometimes is only discovered when it is already too late. But there are certain warning signs that may indicate a person suffering from possible depression. Here are some of those sign


Coffee Drinking May Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Coffee drinking has been linked to many things, both good and bad. Being a very popular beverage all over the world, everything relating to coffee is always open for debate. But for those who love to drink coffee may be glad to know that recent research suggests coffee drinking can lower the risk of heart attacks. It was previously thought that coffee consumption is associated with higher risks of heart attacks. Bu


Napping Linked To Reduced Sleep Quality In Children

Friday, March 6th, 2015
While many parents seem to encourage young kids to take daytime naps as often as they can, recent research suggests that it may be better to forego this habit, especially for toddlers. Researchers have found out that daytime napping can be linked to poorer sleep quality in kids over the age of 2 years old. A study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood tried to investigate how daytime napping may


Too Much Sleep May Increase Stroke Risk

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
People are aware of the consequences of too little sleep. Many studies have shown that lack of sleep in the long term can lead to memory and concentration problems. It can also increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease as well as obesity. But a new study indicates that too much sleep can be just as bad. Researchers from the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge in the UK fou


New Skin Test Shows Promise For Early Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Detection

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Researchers from University of San Luis Potosi in Mexico have found a possible skin test that may provide early clues of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. The results were released ahead of its presentation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology on April at in Washington, D.C. According to Dr. Ildefonso Rodriguez-Leyva, of the Central Hospital at the University of San Luis Potosi


Different Ways To Fight Stress

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
Too much stress has become an increasing problem among many people today. Although we need some stress in our lives in order to develop our natural survival instincts, there is a delicate balance that needs to be observed. Stress is good. But too much of it can be quite dangerous. Here are ways that you can fight stress on a daily basis. Get more sleep. Sleep is the ultimate stress buster. Adequate sleep allows you


What You Should Know About Stroke

Saturday, January 31st, 2015
A stroke can happen when there is an interruption of blood flow to the brain. Blood carries the oxygen into the brain, which the brain cells need in order to function. Without oxygen, the cells fail to function and can cause lasting damage to the brain. There are two types of major stroke- the ischemic stroke and the hemorrhagic stroke. An ischemic stroke happens when fatty deposits or plaques that build up inside



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